Esther G. Rae
Esther G. Rae Born: December 13, 1925; in Lusk, WY Died: January 9, 2017; in Iron River, MI Esther G. Rae, 91, of DeKalb, Illinois, died Monday, January 9, 2017, at Iron River Care Center in Iron River, Michigan. Born December 13, 1925, in Lusk, Wyoming, the daughter of Nels and Esther Erickson, Esther married Toivo "Vic" Rae on May 18, 1946, in DeKalb. Esther was a homemaker and a member of the Kishwaukee Archery Club. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Rae of Iron River, Michigan; her son, Steven V. (Cynthia) Rae of DeKalb; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Toivo "Vic" Rae; and her two brothers, Harvey and Stanley Erickson. The graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 18, 2017, at Fairview Park Cemetery in DeKalb, with Philip Vermillion of the Sycamore Church of Christ officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Esther G. Rae Memorial Fund, addressed to the Rae Family in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115. For information, visit www.AndersonFuneralHomeLtd.com or call 815-756-1022.
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